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Covid-19 Updates

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Mar, 2020

Covid-19 Updates

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Dear Customers,   With the everything going on I wanted to give you an update from The Physio Crew team.   Who are we accepting? We are not accepting anyone who has been in contact with anyone with symptoms…

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How To Get Rid Of Knee Pain

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Jan, 2020

How To Get Rid Of Knee Pain

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How To Get Rid Of Knee Pain Many people visit us because they are experiencing knee pain. This can be because of a variety of reasons.  Some people may have had an injury that has caused their knee pain and some people experience pain that has presented over time with no clear cause. What can cause knee pain? To get rid of knee pain we must first understand what causes it.…

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Antigravity Treadmill And Weight Loss

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Nov, 2019

Antigravity Treadmill And Weight Loss

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Antigravity Treadmill And Weight Loss Losing weight  can improve pain if you have knee or hip osteoarthritis. It is sometimes hard to imagine how that would feel when you are in so much pain. Studies have shown that weight loss in osteoarthritis can put off the need for surgery.  This is fantastic. With exercise there is no post op complications such as infection, deep vein thrombosis, allergic reaction to anaesthetic or…

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Common Concerns:  Why People Choose To Book A Discovery Call

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Aug, 2019

Common Concerns:  Why People Choose To Book A Discovery Call

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Common Concerns:  Why People Choose To Book A Discovery Call We started discovery calls about three months ago. I was finding that a lot of people were at home worried about their condition and unsure what the best answer was. Since doing the discovery calls there seemed to be three main concerns that were bothering people. Number 1 : Clear Diagnosis People had concerns that their condition was not formally…

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How To Manage Pain Following A Total Knee Replacement

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Aug, 2019

How To Manage Pain Following A Total Knee Replacement

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How To Manage Pain Following A Total Knee Replacement. On a recent #asknicole question the patient asked how to manage pain. She was three days following a total knee replacement. Often when people first have surgery their expectations  don't often match reality. Although joint replacements outcomes are often good in the long run they can sometimes be a bit painful just after the operation.   They Have Done A Lot…

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What Is Causing My Knee Pain If MRI And Xray Normal?

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Jun, 2019

What Is Causing My Knee Pain If MRI And Xray Normal?

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What Is Causing My Knee Pain If MRI And Xray Normal? You have probably found this because you are searching google of what is causing my knee pain if MRI and Xray normal? Sometimes negative tests can leave us feeling confused. We were sure there must be SOMETHING that they could see on a scan because it was so painful. Firstly, let me reassure you that it’s great news that…

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How To Make Back Pain Better

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Jun, 2019

How To Make Back Pain Better

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How To Make Back Pain Better Back pain is a common musculoskeletal problem which causes loss of function, confidence and severe pain.  80% of the population will experience non specific lower back pain which is pain that is usually felt in the lumbar spine but doesn’t affect the legs.  Things To Consider  Educate yourself or your loved one on pain and the brain. Many people don’t take the time to…

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Who Is Stuart Sievwright?

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Jun, 2019

Who Is Stuart Sievwright?

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Who is Stuart Sievwright? I am originally from a small town on the west coast of Scotland. Although I also spent part of my childhood living in Italy. I’ve had a previous career in the British Army where I spent most of my time as a Physical training instructor (PTI). I’ve served in many different countries including the Middle East and Europe. I left the Army in 2014, and moved…

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Importance Of Strength Training In Injury…

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Jun, 2019

Importance Of Strength Training In Injury…

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Importance Of Strength Training In Injury Recovering Program And In Improving Of Daily Life Quality   Can Strengthening Exercise Can Help In Injury Recovery? Yes! Even a 4 week exercise program has significant impact on rehabbing from many injuries. An appropriate program can improve balance and therefore contribute in fall prevention. Its great for both young athletes and the elderly population. So whether you're a weekend warrior or looking to…

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Don’t Ignore Pain In Children

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Jun, 2019

Don’t Ignore Pain In Children

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Don't Ignore Pain In Children The Signs To Spot Whether Your Child Needs Physio When to know if a child is telling the truth Don't ignore potential fracture Bruising on swelling : need assessment Pain in the morning Joint pain in multiple joints. ie my wrists and ankles hurt. Early management for growing pains. Conditioning muscles as children/ adolescents grow Dynamic stretches in some cases. Specific trauma - fallen off…

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How Core Strengthening Relieves Back Pain And So Much More…

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May, 2019

How Core Strengthening Relieves Back Pain And So Much More…

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How Core Strengthening Relieves Back Pain, Decreases Risk Of Injury Of A Limb And Enhance Our Daily Performance   Have You Ever Experienced Back Pain Or A Limb Injury? According to latest research approximately 80% of people will experience lower back pain at some point in their life, therefore it is one of the most common condition and can be related to our daily routine and our posture. Repeated injuries…

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What Does It Mean To Be A Chartered Physiotherapist?

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Mar, 2019

What Does It Mean To Be A Chartered Physiotherapist?

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What Does It Mean To Be A Chartered Physiotherapist? A Chartered Physiotherapist is someone who has done significant training to allow themselves to be registered under the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. For this you need an equivalent of a 3-4 year degree or a masters conversion from another under graduate degree. In a world with incredible choice and opportunity its important that you understand the qualifications of the person treating…

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Health Sheild Recognised Physiotherapist In Bristol

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Mar, 2019

Health Sheild Recognised Physiotherapist In Bristol

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Health Sheild Recognised Physiotherapist In Bristol Finding a Health Sheild recognised physiotherapist in Bristol can be difficult. With so many employers recognising the importance of keeping their staff happy and healthy at work Health Sheild has become a popular option. We are a popular choice for physiotherapy for people using Health Sheild workplace cash plans. Health Sheild care means you can be reimbursed for physio and massage treatment.  If you…

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Working In A Stroke Rehabilitation Centre: 3 Major Things I Learned

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Mar, 2019

Working In A Stroke Rehabilitation Centre: 3 Major Things I Learned

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Working In A Stroke Rehabilitation Centre: 3 Major Things I Learned Over the last three days, I have been lucky enough to observe the Physiotherapists working as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT) at the Stroke Rehab Centre in Chippenham. This was part of my observational placement for my Physiotherapy degree and was incredibly eye-opening. I spent my time shadowing the physiotherapists, interacting with patients and asking, a probably annoying…

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5 Ways To Reduce Your Tennis Elbow Pain Today

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Feb, 2019

5 Ways To Reduce Your Tennis Elbow Pain Today

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5 Ways To Reduce Your Tennis Elbow Pain Today You might have heard of pain in the outside of the elbow referred to as ‘tennis elbow’ or more formally, ‘lateral epicondylalgia’. Tennis Elbow is a condition which affects the outside of the elbow and can be caused by strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons in the forearm.   Where Do People With Tennis Elbow Feel Pain? Patients with tennis…

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